Back again. Today I wrote like mad. I have written 3,281 words today and it is just about midnight, ready to go into another day. The average words to write a day is 1,612 but since I am behind I need to write about 2,161 words a day in order to finish on time. We’ll see how many words I can bang out tomorrow. But for now it is off to bed. Night all you campers!!! Sleep tight and may you wake refreshed for another day of writing tomorrow!!! 🙂
Well yesterday (the 12th) was the 12th day of Camp NaNo. I wrote about 2,100 words and now have a story that is 7,806 words long. Yes, I am behind where I should be. Having company for a week at the beginning of the month really put me behind. Thankfully I know if I work hard and write about 2,300 words a day I can make up the difference and still reach my goal at the end of the month. Now, on Saturday I will be traveling and next weekend we will have company for three days. Ugh! I am going to try to reach my goal this month, but if I don’t make it this month, there is always next month for another round of Camp NaNo. Well, here goes. Let’s see how many words I can write for this, the 13th day of Camp NaNo. Best of luck to all you campers out there!
Below is an exerpt of an article I read this morning which is very important for us writers to consider. Do we post our work online or don’t we? Very important indeed. Read the excerpt to get an idea about the article and click the link to read more.
Be (Slightly) Afraid of Posting Your Work Online
My co-worker, Jane Friedman, recently wrote
a column for Writer Unboxed titled “Stop
Being Afraid of Posting Your Work Online.” Her column lists reasons why
writers should not be afraid of posting material on websites. The column is in
response to my usual advice to writers, which is that posting work online is
generally a no-no. Essentially, we disagree on the value of it (a delicious
little point-counterpoint). But the truth is: This is not a yes/no answer. Both
answers are incorrect, but I still lean toward not putting your work online, and
I will try and convince you why here.
Well, I must admit. It is the 5th day of Camp NaNo and I have fallen behind with my word account. Was able to exceed my daily minimum word count yesterday, but I have not written anything as of today. Rather hard when I have company visiting, but that’s okay. I don’t get to see friends from New York very often. Hopefully, as the week wears on I’ll be able to get back to my writing.
So far where I stand with Facade is 4,020 words. That leaves me with about 45,980 words to go. Sheesh! Better get crackin’ as soon as I can.
Best of luck to all you writers out there!!
Here is the link to the Kindle version of my poetry book Everlasting Love: A Collection of Religious Poetry
Here is the link to the Kindle edition of my nature poetry,
Here is the link to the Kindle version of my poetry book: Heat of the Night: A Collection of Poetry on Love.
Yep. It’s here. Camp NaNo began today. Shortly after midnight I began writing but only wrote for a short while before having to go to bed. But a 9AM I was at it again. I wrote until early afternoon and reached 1665 words. I surpassed the minimum which was 1612 words. A little ahead but not much. I was on a role this morning and I hope to be again tomorrow, however, I have company for the 4th so I don’t know how much writing I will get done. We shall see. Best of luck to all those campers out there! Happy writing!